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Nothing but goodwill in Brazil // Nico Hülkenberg takes a surprise pole position in Brazil

Published by Christine

Nico Hülkenberg takes a surprise pole position in Brazil
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Nico Hülkenberg waits for the moment of truth on the grid ahead of the Brazilian Grand Prix. The Williams driver took a surprise pole position on Saturday, and it was the feel-good moment of the season. Interviews with all the drivers up and down the paddock revealed good feeling for the rookie driver, especially as I think everyone was aware that a win would be somewhat out of the question.

Even thought Hülkenberg finished the race in eighth position, he still remained happy, and proclaimed it a great weekend. The young German is without a race seat for 2011 at the moment, but there are still a couple of options open to him. We will have to wait and see if he gets a chance to repeat the pole position surprise.